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posttrialpause attribute

The posttrialpause attribute specifies the number of milliseconds to pause at the end of a trial after the subject has responded.

Member of

<defaults> <likert> <openended> <slidertrial> <trial>


/ posttrialpause = integer expression


integer expression An non-negative integer value expressing the duration in milliseconds.


This attribute can be used to insert a fixed interval of time between the subject's response and the next trial. Feedback stimuli for correct or incorrect responses may be displayed during this interval.

See How to Control Trial Duration and Inter-Trial Intervals for more details on controlling timing of trials.


The following trial pauses for a half second after the subject responds:

<trial mytrial>
/ stimulusframes=[1=sometext)]
/ posttrialpause=500

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